Manual palpation and pain threshold in female office employees with and without neck-shoulder symptoms.

@article{Levoska1993ManualPA,
  title={Manual palpation and pain threshold in female office employees with and without neck-shoulder symptoms.},
  author={Sinikka Levoska},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={1993},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={236-41}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to quantify myofascial tenderness by using manual palpation and the dolorimeter on female office employees with disturbing neck-shoulder symptoms (DS) and no or occasional neck-shoulder symptoms (NOS). The association among neck-shoulder symptoms, pain threshold, and age was also analyzed. DESIGN The cross-sectional study of female office employees selected on a voluntary basis from two offices. SETTING The manual palpation of neck-shoulder muscles was… CONTINUE READING